Pakistani forces violating the recent ceasefire agreement and killing two BSF personnel and injuring 13 civilians and a cop, is one of the stories that dominates headlines today. ”Days after truce pledge, Pakistan resumes shelling”, leads The Times of India.
On the Home Minister’s forthcoming visit to Kashmir this week, The Indian Express leads, ‘After ceasefire, Centre to reach out to Valley youth; Seize chance, urges CM’, adding, ‘Rajnath will discuss plan on sports, tourism, jobs with Mufti’.
Referring to air traffic control authorities in Mauritius losing touch with the VVIP Indian Air Force aircraft ‘Meghdoot’, flying External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj from Thiruvananthapuram to Mauritius, the Statesman writes, ‘Scare as Swaraj’s plane goes silent for 14 minutes’.
On riot-hit Shillong, the Hindu says, ‘Curfew relaxed in Shillong; Sangma appeals for calm’, adding, ‘Stranded tourists leave city; Punjab CM express concern’. ‘Shillong clashes; CM says ‘funded’; Punjab sends team’, says the Indian Express.
‘Bengal Police terms BJP man’s hanging in public as suicide’, reports the Pioneer. In a related story, the Asian Age says, ‘Shah plans Bengal stir on ‘political killings”.
‘Election Commission to probe Congress claim of 60 lakh fake voters in Madhya Pradesh’, informs DNA. The paper writes that four teams formed, will submit their findings by June 7.
‘Panel wants CBSE to shorten exam season’, Suggested rejig could cut Boards duration from 7 to 4 weeks’, reports Hindustan Times.
Now you can pay homage to martyrs digitally now. Well, the Pioneer reports that in order to make it easier for citizens to pay homage to martyrs, even from geographically distant locations, the Centre has planned to upgrade and add new features to the ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ mobile app, including ‘Pushp Varsha’, to the departed soldiers.